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paradoxically

[ par-uh-dok-sik-lee ]
/ ˌpær əˈdɒk sɪk li /
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adverb
in a self-contradictory or seemingly self-contradictory way: Paradoxically, the more we know, the more we identify an increasing number of questions to which we as yet have no answers.
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OTHER WORDS FROM paradoxically

non·par·a·dox·i·cal·ly, adverbul·tra·par·a·dox·i·cal·ly, adverbun·par·a·dox·i·cal·ly, adverb
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